Friday, May 27, 2011

Retirement!

I am many years away from retirement but this is where I will be when I do! Sitting on the beach where it is summer all year long! 






Crab from Create A Critter Cricut Cartridge
Chair and leisure chipboard from K & Co Sea Glass
Wooden umbrella from Lara Crafts
Crab was heat  embossed two times with Scarlet powder
Swiss dots Cuttlebug folder

Entering into the following card challenges:

Scrappy Moms: Life's a beach ( I don't have this one)

Betty Bee's Buzz: Summer Time Fun

Celebrate the Occasion: Retirement

28 comments:

  1. Some more years for me to go too.. unless I take EARLY retirement ha ha ... yes would love to be on the beach as well, this is such a fun card, love it xxx

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  2. Perfect retirement card! Would love to be on the beach right about now. Our weather is just crappy. Will summer ever get here??? We were at about 55 degrees yesterday and today. Stinks! No hope for sun over the wknd either:(
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  3. So cute! I love the little crab.

    Jen

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  4. Carri,
    wow!!! I LOVE the way you did the ocean...that is so creative! And the glossy crab, I am totally feeling INSPIRED! love this card! Terrific!
    TFS~Raechel
    http://raechelscards.blogspot.com/

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  5. That is just gorgeous! Love it :)

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  6. What an adorable card! I love the crab and that Adirondack chair!! Awesome :)

    http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

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  7. Oh my gosh, blogger seems to be working and I can leave comments! Your card is so cute! We are in the process of painting our outside chairs and they look just like this. Except they aren't on a sandy beach:) Still dreaming, maybe one day.....
    Shelly
    mypaperlove.blogspot.com

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  8. Love your card. I love the little crab so cute. Victoria :)

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  9. Great card, Carrie! I love how you embossed him so he has a shiny shell!! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

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  10. Carrie,
    Love this card. I love the "Crab". Colors are great too.
    Take care and have a great weekend and supper Monday.

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  11. Cute card Carrie! Love the little crab, when you are retired and on the beach, wave to me, because I'll be there too!

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  12. What an awseome card!! Im def scraplifting the background idea

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  13. That's where I wish I was right now, On the beach:) I love your little crab so so cute! Awesome card!!

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  14. I'm with you Carri...lazing on a beach in my golden years sounds perfect! You card definitely evokes that feeling! Love it! Going to see Kung Fu Panda 2? Don't forget my movie review!! LOL Have a fab weekend! Stacy H-W

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  15. Great job, love the detail inside of the card! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

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  16. Hi Carri,
    Great job on the challenge. Nice colors I love the heat embossing on the crab. Thanks for joining us a CTO this week.
    Diana

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  17. I love your glossy accented crab with all your little details, really great card!! Always love having you join us @ CTO :)

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  18. Oh, how I wish it was time to retire. I still have MANY more years. I can go to the beach though and act as if I retired! That is coming up soon since we only have 7 days of school left!

    Great job and I love the little crab on the inside. :)

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  19. Love this card and the embossing was an excellent touch. Thanks for joining us this week at CTO

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  20. So cute...I love the shiny little crabbie! Thanks for joining us this week at CTO!

    Lisa
    http://prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com

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  21. Great card! I'd like to be right there with you!

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  22. How relaxing? love it, great job on the challenge and thanks so much for Celebrating the Occasion with us!

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  23. Adorable! The embossing on the sand was a great touch!

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  24. Girl then come retired next to me here in florida.. LOL

    So cute... Great job., thanks for playing with us at CTO...

    Ivette

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  25. Awesome card! I love the little embossed crab! Cute! Thanks for playing along with us at CTO!
    Judy

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  26. Carri -- I love, love, LOVE your little crab with his embossing!! I had to do a double-take on that to see why he was so adorably shiny!! :) No surprise -- I ALWAYS love seeing what you're creating!! :)

    Thanks so much for sharing your talent at Celebrate The Occasion last week!! The new challenge is posted (School's Out - must have an apple) -- Can't wait to see what you create!! :)

    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    Celebrate The Occasion DTM

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  27. mmmm…I am hungry for some steamed crabs with Old Bay seasoning :) Cute card! Thank you for playing along with us at Betty Bee's Buzz.

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